The major places in Oklahoma are:
Natural Falls State Park :
||Adair State Park, Arrowhead State Park, Foss State Park, Brushy Lake State Park, Natural Falls State Park|
||Blue Lake, Lake Texoma, Artesian Beach, Broken Bow Lake, Tom Steed Reservoir|
||University of Oklahoma's Museum of Art, Stovall Museum of Science and Industry, Oklahoma Historical Society Museum, State Museum of Oklahoma, Cherokee National Museum|
||National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Western Heritage Center, Will Rogers Memorial, Fort Towson Historical Site, George M. Murrell Home|
||Oklahoma Art Center, Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum, Chisholm Trail Museum, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge|
Located near the crossroads of the Oklahoma and the Oklahoma border, is a scenic park known as the Natural Falls State Park. The place is famous for its cascading waterfall that forms an awesome sight. The park offers recreational opportunities like hiking and nature trails, camping, and fishing. The place is home to many varieties of plant and animal life including maples, chinquapin, white oaks, flowering dogwood, sassafras, coral berry, and ferns and mosses.
Chickasaw National Recreation Area :
Located in the Murray County, Oklahoma, the Chickasaw National Recreation Area is the oldest national park area in the state. It was established as Sulphur Springs Reservation on July 1, 1902. The present name was adopted on March 17, 1976. The park offers fun activities like fishing, camping, hiking, and boating all year round. The area has six public campgrounds offering around four hundred campsites.
Oklahoma Historical Society Museum :
Established in May 1893, the Oklahoma Historical Society Museum is a government building dedicated to preserving Oklahoma's history and its people. The museum helps promote the heritage of the state by collecting the artifacts of the state and interpreting them for the general people. The museum is administered by the Secretary of Commerce and Tourism.
Cherokee Heritage Center :
Located near the Cherokee Seminary building in Park Hill, Oklahoma, the Cherokee Heritage Center is a non-profit historical society and museum. The Center preserves the historical and traditional artifacts of the Cherokee. The historical building boasts of having an extensive collection of historic documents, art, cultural objects, and relics from the nineteenth century to the present times.
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge :
Located in southwestern Oklahoma near Lawton, the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is the oldest wildlife habitat in the state. It was established in 1901 with the mission of preserving the wildlife of the state. The area is home to some unique species like the Texas longhorn cattle, prairie dogs, buffalo, elk and deer. The beautiful scenery of the region attracts photographers. The other recreational opportunities include mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, fishing, and rappelling.
Last Updated Date: September 06th, 2017
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